Definition of production line in English:

production line

noun

  • An arrangement in a factory in which a thing being manufactured is passed through a set linear sequence of mechanical or manual operations.

    Compare with assembly line
    • ‘Kathindi stopped to chat to each worker, most of them women, along the production line.’
    • ‘The first Focus models off the production line will be hatchbacks, which are by far the biggest sellers across Europe.’
    • ‘Workers are not only encouraged to suggest improvements, they can stop the production line if they are not satisfied with quality.’
    • ‘Marie had worked on a factory production line before she became unemployed.’
    • ‘The Leon is the first car to leave the production line since this decision was taken.’
    • ‘On any one shift 30,000 gas cartridges can be produced, on a production line employing seven people.’
    • ‘As far as they were concerned, meat was created in a factory and came off a production line in plastic wrappers.’
    • ‘They're inspiring mentors for new staff, and they jump onto the production line at peak times.’
    • ‘As soon as a new model rolls off the production line our mechanics have to know how to maintain it.’
    • ‘Toyota makes vehicles with different features, adapting to each one on the production line.’
    • ‘The new production line will have die casting, machining and assembly operations.’
    • ‘How were the meat processors at Premium Standard able to change the game on the production line?’
    • ‘The production line in his sportswear factory is humming away in the background, churning out the latest in handball kit.’
    • ‘It owned no equipment and leased a single production line at a Moscow food processing plant.’
    • ‘This particular advertisement promised a job and handsome wages at a production-line factory in our area.’
    • ‘The fish is also of a higher value as it is frozen the moment it comes off the production line.’
    • ‘The moment the bottle is formed, it passes over the water pump and joins the production line.’
    • ‘Scotland On Sunday art critic Iain Gale was less enthused, likening it to a show room for a factory production line.’
    • ‘For the past forty-five years he's held down a job assembling TVs and radios on a factory production line.’
    • ‘But even as a young production-line worker, Webb showed a knack for getting people to buy into her ideas.’

Pronunciation

production line

/prəˈdəkʃən/